MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Gaming 47%
Desktop 75%
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics67.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive271% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (64%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star Z370 Gaming Codex XE (MS-B913)
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory7.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170918
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateDec 11 '20 at 20:55
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 64%
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 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700K-$289
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
62.7% Good
Memory 67.1
1-Core 97.5
2-Core 167
65% 111 Pts
4-Core 314
8-Core 478
51% 396 Pts
64-Core 930
62% 930 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 460.79
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
67.4% Good
Lighting 84.5
Reflection 85.8
Parallax 75.5
68% 81.9 fps
MRender 69.6
Gravity 84.7
Splatting 71.2
66% 75.2 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$145
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 36 39 37 38 39 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
271% Outstanding
Read 2985
Write 29.7
Mixed 69.4
SusWrite 37.4
162% 780 MB/s
4K Read 367
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 5.1
564% 125 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 271%
Great: 192%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
365GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 111 110 112 110 110 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
75.7% Very good
Read 153
Write 151
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 110
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
234% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI24D4U7S8MH-8 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
59.9% Above average
MC Read 25
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 20.2
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 10.1
31% 11 GB/s
Latency 108
37% 108 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 82%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) Builds (Compare 22,205 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 58%
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 53%

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $981
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